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weird problem with IE6 and Gmail

by jonah jones / September 15, 2008 8:37 PM PDT
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Screen shot?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 15, 2008 9:16 PM PDT

Jonah that link doesn't work for us, (at least not for me).

I get an https Google Accounts Service Login page Login Page.

The full url is huge! Happy

I've broken it down below for all to see.

htt ps://

I just tested that link "Login Page" above, and only get a Page not found now. Weird.


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i'll spare you the agony of my desktop
by jonah jones / September 15, 2008 9:33 PM PDT
In reply to: Screen shot?

but a Prnt SCreen of that white page shows me that this lurks in the background

that might explain the problem of closing the window?


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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 15, 2008 9:38 PM PDT

Yep I see what you mean.

No SP2 or SP3 Jonah? These things move on you know, and services like GMail and so on have to upgrade to keep up.

What I would normally suggest with IE problems is to remove all BHOs, and any Google toolbars, then try again. Get IE back to basics and see if that solves the problem.


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whoops!!!! did i say SP1 ????
by jonah jones / September 16, 2008 12:12 AM PDT
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sorry, should have been SP2....

no toolbars, basic -out of the box- IE6, no BHOs (although i did have to upgrade adobe flash player to 9.0.012 to watch CNN videos a few days ago...would that count?)



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Well, that's interesting.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / September 16, 2008 3:03 AM PDT

If the problem only started after installing the new Flash player and you had no problems before, it makes me wonder.

You could choose to uninstall it, and see if that solves the problem. Or, as you have no problems with Firefox, you could wait awhile, and see if anyone else reports similar problems.


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Well, I must say
by PudgyOne / September 16, 2008 6:20 AM PDT

IE 6 works great with IE6, and Firefox 3.0.1

I have the latest flash player but...

I have XP Home, SP3[/] Wink


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